Learning Center Math Specialist

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The Marin School

The Marin School, an independent college-preparatory high school in San Rafael, California, seeks a full-time Learning Center Math Specialist to work collaboratively in its Learning Services Department to support a range of learners (Grades 9-12), particularly those with documented learning differences.

The Marin School currently serves approximately 90 students in grades 9-12. We honor each student's unique learning style and act in accordance with a deep belief in the potential of each and every student. Our motto is "Small School. Big Impact." Class size at the school is small by design, typically 7-10 students, to allow teachers to fully understand their students and give teachers the ability to personalize their instruction with experiential learning, innovative lessons and non-traditional and effective learning opportunities.

The Marin School faculty is made up of passionate, skilled, motivated, inspiring teachers who love what they do. We wholeheartedly believe in each student's unique potential and seek faculty who are equipped with the experience, talent, tools, skill and enthusiasm to meet the needs of multiple learning styles.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide direct  academic support in one-on-one and small group settings to students in Math and Science.

  • Keep accurate records and collect daily notes on students progress in collaboration  with the Director of Learning Services

  • In collaboration with the Director of Learning Services, assist teachers on how to differentiate instruction for a variety of learning styles

  • Assist with use of assistive technology

  • Maintain strong, professional relationships with colleagues in an environment where listening, critical thought, respectful debate, and compromise are welcomed and essential.

  • Communicate timely and proactively with the Director of Learning Services about student progress.

  • Collaborate with other members of the faculty, administration, and staff on experiential, interdisciplinary, and community-based opportunities that add to the school community.

  • Participate in faculty and staff meetings as needed.

  • Supervise and/or participate in non-academic activities such as lunch supervision, chaperoning for dances and other activities, overnight trips, and service days.


  • Has an Associate Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) in an educational field of math or science.

  • Possesses strong math content knowledge, up to Algebra 2, Chemistry and Statistics

  • Possesses at least three years of teaching, tutoring or instructional assistance in math and science

  • Ability to utilize a variety of instructional strategies to support student understanding and engagement

  • Enjoys working with students with diverse learning needs.

  • Has an engaging style and some experience using assistive technology

  • Effectively manages multiple priorities.

  • A desire to work in a diverse and inclusive school environment.

  • A commitment to work collaboratively and innovatively with colleagues.

  • An ability to communicate respectfully, proactively, and honestly both orally and in writing with parents, colleagues, and administrators regarding students. A positive attitude, excellent written and oral skills, strong organizational skills and success within a work setting that requires collaboration, cooperation, flexibility, and collegiality.

Position begins in August 2019

Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for four references to jobs@themarinschool.org. EEO.

No calls please.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, May 17, 2019
Contact Name: 
Barbara Brown
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